Home / Times Past / Transforming turn-of-the-century Tucson (access required)

Transforming turn-of-the-century Tucson (access required)

The view across 1880s Tucson from Sentinel Peak toward the barely visible Santa Catalina Mountains reveals a snapshot of a town on the cusp of an evolution.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Check Also


The Blizzard of 1916 (access required)

This is Main Street in Bisbee on January 21, 1916, the day after the biggest snowfall in city history. The storm began on January 19 with heavy winds that tore off roofs in the Warren District. The wind abated, the sky cleared briefly—then it began to rain. The streets soon ran like rivers. The sky cleared again in the afternoon, but by 5 p.m. snow began to fall, increasing throughout the night until by morning all of southern Arizona from Benson to the Mexican border was blanketed.